Edison Ford Home School Programs
The Edison Ford Homeschool Science and Engineering Series will present students with a variety of subjects that challenge the mind and encourage collaboration and innovation. Students will learn to think like Thomas Edison and Henry Ford as they explore and solve a variety of hands-on activities and learn the key concepts and strategies of science and engineering.
SEPTEMBER 9 • BIOLOGY: THE SCIENCE OF LIFE
Students will observe and learn about the processes of a wide variety of the living things in our world, many right here at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates!
OCTOBER 14 • COMPUTER SCIENCE & GAME DESIGN
Computer science is rapidly changing our world. Students will learn concepts universal in all software environments as they design their own video game.
NOVEMBER 10 • PHYSICS: THE DYNAMIC UNIVERSE
From Isaac Newton’s laws of motion to thermodynamics, this class will change the way participants think about the world around us.
DECEMBER 9 • MAKE ANYTHING: 3D DESIGN & PRINTING
Join this class to learn how to use computer-aided design (CAD) software and see your creations come to life while watching a 3D printer in action!
JANUARY 13 • KITCHEN CHEMISTRY
Students will discover chemistry by combining basic household products in unique and exciting experiments.
FEBRUARY 10 • ANIMATION IN ACTION
Students will learn about the history of film and Thomas Edison's movie-making experience while they create videos to bring their own stories to life!
MARCH 10 • SUPER SOLAR SCIENTISTS
Participants will learn innovative, creative ways to make things move and generate electricity from wind and solar power.
APRIL 7 • ROBOTICS
Year after year, the field of robotics plays a bigger part in our everyday lives. Students will learn about the past and future of this innovative field and work with some of the Wild Wizard’s favorite robots!
• Grades 1 - 3; 10 am - 12 pm
• Grades 4 - 6; 1 pm - 3 pm
- Edison Ford Members: $15 (one adult; one child)
- Non-members: $25 (one adult, one child)
- Each additional child is $15
- Participants are encouraged to arrive early and bring a lunch and share time with other home school families or stay after class and self-guide tour the historic homes, gardens, laboratory and museum.
- REGISTRATION REQUIRED
- NO REFUNDS
- Full payment is required at the time of registration
- Subject to availability, limited class sizes
To register or for questions, Contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419 or email@example.com